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Performance of concurrent software on multicore processors [closed]

Recently I have often read that, since the trend is to build processors with multiple cores, it will be increasingly important to have programming languages that support concurrent and parallel ...
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Don't structure data all the way down

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I am looking to start an experimental project using a functional language and am trying to decide beween Erlang and Haskell, and both have some points that I really like. I like Haskell's strong ...